Does your employer brand really matter when it comes to tech hiring? According to industry research and surveys, your employer brand can make a bigger impact than you might think on your hiring efforts. As the war for tech talent continues to heat up, the best talent often has many options. We’re seeing an up rise in candidates receiving multiple offers, which means that candidates are reviewing the entire opportunity, including salary, benefits, growth potential, company leadership and employer brand.
The Girls in STEM initiative, led by Columbia University, is coming to Miami. The program, launched by Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, is in its second year and will be taking place in 4 cities across the nation including San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York City and Miami. The program aims to address the gender gap seen in STEM fields and encourage underrepresented high school students to consider entering a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field.
Now that you’ve worked your way up to manager, you may realize that you’re not quite sure of the best way to build your team. For a company to grow, you’ll find that management is largely comprised of creatively tackling problems that impede your team’s ability to do their job efficiently.
Every year, the PROTECH workforce and leadership surveys offer insight into workforce trends, including motivating factors for job seekers. No matter what a candidate may answer as their reason for leaving or considering new roles, it always boils down to one simple thing: happiness.
If you do want to succeed as a tech manager and perhaps make the progression into the role of a CIO or CTO one day, here are some skills that are critical to develop for success.